CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION



Question Papers



Civil Service Preliminary Exam - CSAT


Year
Exam         Subject Name Marks
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2014 CSAT - I General Studies 200 link
2014 CSAT - II Aptitude 200 link
2015 CSAT - I General Studies 200 link
2015 CSAT - II Aptitude 200 link
2016 CSAT - I General Studies 200 link
2016 CSAT - II Aptitude 200 link


Civil Service Mains Exam


Year
Subject Name Marks
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2014
Essay 250 link
Compulsory language- English 300 link
Compulsory language- Hindi 300 link
GS-I 250 link
GS-II 250 link
GS-III 250 link
GS-IV 250 link
Optional -> Public Administration Paper -I 250 link
Optional -> Public Administration Paper - II 250 link
2015
Essay 250 link
Compulsory language- English 300 link
Compulsory language- Hindi 300 link
GS-I 250 link
GS-II 250 link
GS-III 250 link
GS-IV 250 link
Optional -> Public Administration Paper -I 250 link
Optional -> Public Administration Paper - II 250 link
2016
Essay 250 link
Compulsory language- English 300 link
Compulsory language- Hindi 300 link
GS-I 250 link
GS-II 250 link
GS-III 250 link
GS-IV 250 link
Optional -> Public Administration Paper -I 250 link
Optional -> Public Administration Paper - II 250 link


Cutoff Marks



Minimum qualifying standard approved at the written stage and marks secured by the last recommended candidate at final stage of the examination.

Cut offs are based on CSAT - I only CSAT - II was qualifying paper with 33.33% cutoff or 66.66 marks.

Students have to obtain minimum 10% marks or 25 marks in each of the seven competitive papers i.e Essay, General studies I-IV, Optionals.




Year Exam
Gen
OBC
SC
ST
PH-1
PH-2
PH-3
2014
CS Prelims 205 204 182 174 167 113 115
CS Mains 678 631 631 619 609 575 449
CS Final 889 844 830 811 816 778 713
2015
CS Prelims 107.34 106 94 91.34 90.66 76.66 40
CS Mains 676 630 622 617 580 627 504
CS
Finals
877 834 810 801 802 830 697



Answer Key




Year
Exam     Paper    
Subject Name Download link
2014 CSAT - I Paper - I General Studies link
2014 CSAT - II Paper - II Aptitude link
2015 CSAT - I Paper - I General Studies link
2015 CSAT - II Paper - II Aptitude link